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Wintry, Windy, and Cold in the West and North; Warming in the East

A deepening trough along the west will bring much below normal temperatures, and the potential for snow to sea-level in the Pacific Northwest, and low elevation snows throughout California, including into the Grapevine. Travel will be hazardous across the west due to snow and strong winds. These winds will also increase fire weather threats in the central and southern Plains. Warming in the east. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Fair

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1021.3 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Feb 12:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy fog before 4am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 54. Windy, with a south wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 54 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely after midnight.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 38. South wind 6 to 11 mph becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Rain
    Likely

    Low: 38 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain before noon, then a chance of drizzle after noon.  Temperature falling to around 34 by 5pm. East wind 8 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain then
    Chance
    Drizzle

    High: 43 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of drizzle before 7pm, then a chance of freezing drizzle between 7pm and midnight, then freezing rain likely after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 24. North wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New ice accumulation of around a 0.1 of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Drizzle/Freezing
    Drizzle then
    Freezing Rain
    Likely

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of freezing drizzle, mixing with sleet after 11am, then gradually ending.  Cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 26 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 26 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 12.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 12 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog before 4am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 54. Windy, with a south wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.
Sunday Night
Rain likely after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around 38. South wind 6 to 11 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Rain before noon, then a chance of drizzle after noon. Temperature falling to around 34 by 5pm. East wind 8 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of drizzle before 7pm, then a chance of freezing drizzle between 7pm and midnight, then freezing rain likely after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 24. North wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New ice accumulation of around a 0.1 of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of freezing drizzle, mixing with sleet after 11am, then gradually ending. Cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 37.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Friday
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
11:19 pm CST Feb 17, 2018
1am CST Feb 18, 2018-6pm CST Feb 24, 2018
 
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